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Cheap flights from Chicago to Des Moines (CHI - DSM)

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The best prices from Chicago to Des Moines are usually found in August or May, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Friday

$400
$340
$290
$229
Price
$229 - $369
Temperature
34 - 86 °F
Rainfall
1 - 5 inches
Most popular in February High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest in August Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price $339 Price for this month
Cheapest price $229 From Chicago to Des Moines

Cheap flights from Chicago to Des Moines in December 2019

The best prices found for ORD to DSM flights for December
13 Dec - 15 Dec
$286pp
MDW
Chicago Midway
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
MDW
Chicago Midway
31 Dec - 2 Jan
$297pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
27 Dec - 30 Dec
$341pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Des Moines 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Des Moines from Chicago found for this year
7 Feb - 9 Feb
$216pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
31 Jan - 2 Feb
$216pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
24 Jan - 26 Jan
$216pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
DSM
Des Moines
Delta
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Alternative routes for Chicago to Des Moines

Destination information for Des Moines

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Des Moines
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for December in Des Moines
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Des Moines
1.2 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago-O'Hare Intl (ORD)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Des Moines

Weekly flight availability
from Chicago to Des Moines
Sunday
33 daily flights
Monday
52 daily flights
Tuesday
51 daily flights
Wednesday
51 daily flights
Thursday
52 daily flights
Friday
52 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Des Moines flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Des Moines

What days are nonstop flights available from Chicago to Des Moines?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

What percent of flights are delayed?

Based on our current data flights from Chicago to Des Moines are usually delayed by up to 61min. or more.

How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?

662 seats are available from Chicago to Des Moines per day on average.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

While looking for the best option consider American Eagle, Inc., our data currently shows that they have the cheapest flight available for the flight path. When traveling from Chicago to Des Moines, generally 145 flights depart for this route daily.

How long does the flight from Chicago to Des Moines take?

A nonstop flight takes up to 2 hours, covering a distance of 186 miles.

How many flights depart from Chicago to Des Moines on average per day?

Travelers can expect 92 flights from Chicago to Des Moines on average per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 32% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 29% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 39% of flight departures

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Des Moines?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in Des Moines is generally hotter than Chicago's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.